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Document ID (ISN)108935
CIS number 08-1460
ISSN - Serial title 1237-0843 - Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koh D., Ong B.L., Li A., Kasai T., Amin F., Lugah V, Wilburn S., Eijkemans G., Mukhopadhyay P., Nguyen T.H.T., Nguyen V.B., Tran T.D., Vu N.L., Bennoor K.S., Hassan M.R., Rahman M.F., Mahmud A.M., Hossain M.A., Haque M.E., Kabir M.H., Kalamuddin A.F.M., Ali T., Huq A.K.M.S., Shin B.M.
Title Infectious diseases
Bibliographic information May 2007, Vol.14, No.1, p.2-23 (whole issue). Illus. 63 ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/NR/rdonlyres/CC3D2788-535F-4445-8A74-CE56311AE501/0/AsianPacificNewsletter12007.pdf [in English]
Abstract Collection of articles on infectious diseases of relevance to countries in the Asian-Pacific region. Contents: WHO strategy for emerging diseases in East Asia; HIV/AIDS prevention in Malaysia; protecting health workers from occupational exposure to HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne pathogens; problem of occupational heat stress in India; evaluating the experience of Vietnam in controlling human influenza A (H5N1); incidence of tuberculosis among garment workers in Bangladesh; occupational exposure to hepatitis B among Korean health care workers.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; occupational diseases; ILO; Asia; risk factors; safe working methods; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) Bangladesh; cooperation; influenza; blood; Korea, Republic of; Malaysia; avian influenza; Viet Nam; WHO; tuberculosis; heat load; infectious hepatitis; immunodeficiency syndrome; limitation of exposure; needle-stick injuries; health care personnel; clothing industry; developing countries; India
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBangladesh; India; Korea, Republic of; Malaysia; Singapore; Viet Nam; WHO
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Influenza
Workplace health promotion
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)